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Dont Forget the VETS! - 01/29/11 07:44 PM
Please Keep in mind when you have a Vet for a client.... what they do to Serve our Country's Security and the Family Sacrifices that they make. VA Loans are easy to process and dont forget the 100% financing and NO monthly PMI..... Awesome for the troops. Bring em Home to a Home John + Sheri www.homecatch.com (3 comments)
Quality solutions for finishing tips on Kitchens and Baths - 01/29/11 06:33 PM
We all know that what really sells a home is Kitchens and Baths. This area of repair can also soak up your budget too! So... a few ideas are small and inexpensive improvements such as Painting + Refinishing the tubs, sinks cabinets and counter tops with enamel paints or veneer countertops. Dont forget to regrout your tile on Kitchens and Shower areas. Did you know that your shower area gets hammered with approx 85 Gals of water pressure every 5 minutes. No wonder its a an annual maintenance. All the Best, John @ HomeCatch.com
Some Economic Update- from Wells fargo Senior Economist Mark Vitner - 01/26/11 11:26 PM
Distressed Home Sales are still Increasing Sales of Existing Homes rose 12.3 % in December 2010 which was well above expectations. Gains were broad based with increases in single family + Condo sales Distressed transactions however still account for a significant portion of total sales at 36% which is an increase from 33% in November Investors accounted for 20% of transactions. All-cash sales also remain elevated at 29% Over supply of existing homes remains a challenge Single Family inventories fell At the current rate of sales, it would take 78 months to clear the supply of homes. In the coming months (3 comments)
LETS GET IT STARTED IN HERE !!!!!! - 01/26/11 12:02 AM
When You Bring You Buyer To one of our HOMECATCH open houses........ Simply have your Buyer Show your Agent Business Card + your REGISTERED...... Simple as That..... We Honor all our Hard Working Agents. Http://tiny.cc/homecatch www.HomeCatch.com (2 comments)
STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS TONIGHT WITH OBAMA!! - 01/25/11 11:50 PM
IF he does what he says on rebuilding our infrastrusture + BRING THE JOBS BACK HOME + Tax the top 1% a 3% Tax increase... I see a good desire coming back to Middle Class. Write to your Congressperson and UNITE. Thx J C www.HomeCatch,com (0 comments)
Attention CUSTOMERS>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>UPSIDE DOWN WITH YOUR HOME? - 01/25/11 11:41 PM
UPSIDE DOWN WITH YOUR HOME?.... YOU'RE NOT ALONE.. If you're getting financially squeezed between your income and your homes negative value ..... you may want to think about a Short Sale before you go into Foreclosure. If your mortgage payments are becoming too steep in comparison to your income then you may want to think about a short-sale rather than waiting for foreclosure. You don't have to be late on your payments to start this Short Sale alternative option Always seek financial advice before choosing an option, and if you do not qualify for re-financing then a short sale is advantageous (2 comments)
Banks are accepting lower FICO Scores from Buyers - 01/25/11 11:15 PM
FHA lowers credit scores This is great news, and may help past clients for whom were told - could not get approved! Here again are some general guidelines: FHA guidelines for lower credit scores: 580 - 599: max financing - 95%500 - 579 : max financing - 90%All the down payment monies, must come from "own" fundsMax of: 3% seller assistIf computer "approves" loan - 31/43 max ratio'sIf computer "refers" loan - 31/36 max ratio's + 2 months reserves will be needed To fully ensure these loans are going to be approved we suggest: 1. meeting with buyers face to face (2 comments)
Middletown Twp in Bucks County Pa trying toreturn the Use + Occupancy Certifications - 01/24/11 11:48 PM
Update for Middletown Twp Bucks County Homeowners Use & Occupancy Cert The Township Meeting was December 6th and thanks to all the realtors that came out, Middletown is now reconsidering bringing back the Mandatory Use & Occupancy for all resales. Remember if you are not grandfathered in, your finished basement without the right size window to egress or not having a walk out basement, could fail you if you ever go to resell your home. This now is on the table for renegotiations. Thanks to everyone who turned out. In response to a very strong turnout of REALTORS at last night's Middletown Township Meeting, the recently (0 comments)
Banks are accepting lower FICO Scores from Buyers - 01/24/11 09:40 PM
Wells Fargo looks like the first to reduce acceptance of lower Fico scores for Buyers .... In three years the Banks are easing up on the squeezing of a good Buyer. Check out this Link http://www.homecatch.com/prepare_94 John + Sheri www.HomeCatch.com (2 comments)
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